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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Battery Pack

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer focused on Battery Pack Design to join our Mechanical team in Stockholm. You will have the opportunity to develop li-ion battery packs and systems while being a part of enabling an industry and a society powered by sustainable energy sources.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create early concepts of battery pack designs for specific customers and for Northvolt's own product portfolio
  • Break down high level and customer requirements into detailed design requirements and engineering principles
  • Develop and design battery packs for industrial and ESS (energy storage system) market
  • Set the mechanical requirements for the Northvolt battery systems in collaboration with other teams such as electrical design, systems team, supply chain, manufacturing and test
  • Mentor and lead a team of engineers to develop excellent battery pack products
  • Prepare work packages for the design team
  • CAD modelling of concepts, products and its parts
  • Set the critical product characteristics to achieve the best safety, performance, manufacturability, and cost efficiency
  • Maintaining and being responsible for the product bill of material (BOM)
  • Maintaining and being responsible for the mechanical aspect of the products design failure mode and effect analysis (DFMEA)
  • Lead and participate in technical design reviews
  • Design for manufacturing
  • Design for cost
  • Prototyping

We believe you have worked as a Battery Pack Design Engineer within the automotive or similar industry. You have a good understanding of production processes and have a proven record of taking part in the full development cycle of high energy li-ion battery packs. You are familiar with products containing high voltage and where safety is the most important aspect. You further have a great eye for user friendliness and can easily translate customer requirements into detailed design and engineering principles.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level
  • +8 years experience in mechanical design, extensively within battery pack design
  • Experience in metallic/plastic enclosures and/or heavy duty enclosures
  • Experience in sheet metal and welding
  • Experience in plastic design
  • Strong understanding of the process from early mechanical layout geometrical assurance to detailed technical drawings
  • Strong computer aided design skills (preferably in NX)
  • Strong PLM/PDM skills (preferably in Teamcenter)
  • Strong experience in the field of design for safety, production and serviceability
  • Experience of mechanical drawing standards

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Experience working in international teams
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Flexibility, plenty of grit, a sense of humour and a curious mind
  • Here you will find friendly, passionate and purpose driven colleagues, and we want more of that

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


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